The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Sage Group PLC.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sage
Rank 262 251 247
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Contract jobs citing Sage 8 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.087% 0.14% 0.022%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.30% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 1
Median daily rate £260 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.66% +36.36%
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 - £11.30
Sage
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4409 4291 4258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.21% 45.92% 46.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2620 2305 2136
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £238 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 253 249
Median hourly rate £19.47 £19.50 £18.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.16% +6.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £18.00 £17.56
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.53%

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Sage as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Sage
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sage across the South East region.

Sage Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Sage
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sage across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Sage Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Sage
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sage across the South East region.

Sage Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Sage
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +6 3 £350 - 8
Kent - 2 £250 -
Oxfordshire +5 1 - - 3
Buckinghamshire - 1 £175 - 4
Middlesex - 1 £270 -
Sage
England

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Sage also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Sage.

1 5 (35.71%) Manufacturing
1 5 (35.71%) Sage 200
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 3 (21.43%) ERP
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) SAP
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) Degree
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Sage 300 ERP
4 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 2 (14.29%) ODBC
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) MCP
4 2 (14.29%) Windows
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000
5 1 (7.14%) IBM Notes
5 1 (7.14%) IBM Domino
5 1 (7.14%) MCSE
5 1 (7.14%) MCDBA
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (7.14%) IIS
5 1 (7.14%) XML

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) IBM Domino
2 1 (7.14%) IBM Notes
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
2 1 (7.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Sage 200
2 2 (14.29%) Sage 300 ERP
3 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (7.14%) Sage 1000
3 1 (7.14%) Sage CRM
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 1 (7.14%) SAP CRM
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (7.14%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Mimecast
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (7.14%) DHCP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) MPLS
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
1 1 (7.14%) VPN
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
1 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (7.14%) MS Access
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 5 (35.71%) Manufacturing
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Advertising
3 1 (7.14%) Billing
3 1 (7.14%) Electronics
3 1 (7.14%) Front Office
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Developer
1 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Sage Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) CRM Manager
3 1 (7.14%) CRM Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) ERP Manager
3 1 (7.14%) ERP Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Junior Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Junior PHP Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Junior WordPress Developer
3 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Sage 500 Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Software Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
3 1 (7.14%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) ODBC
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) jQuery
2 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
2 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) ERP
1 3 (21.43%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) Data Management
3 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) High Availability
3 1 (7.14%) PLM
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) MCP
3 1 (7.14%) ACCA
3 1 (7.14%) CIMA
3 1 (7.14%) ISEB
3 1 (7.14%) MCDBA
3 1 (7.14%) MCSE
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
3 1 (7.14%) PMP
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
1 3 (21.43%) SAP
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Aruba
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) FrontRange
3 1 (7.14%) Lagan
3 1 (7.14%) Lotus
3 1 (7.14%) NetSuite
3 1 (7.14%) Northgate
3 1 (7.14%) Oneserve
3 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (7.14%) Siemens
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
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